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Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany


Treatment of chronic spinal pain with implantation of neurostimulator (program ID: 107995)


Peter Vajkoczy

Head Physician
Prof. Dr. med.

Peter Vajkoczy

Department of Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery

Specialized in: neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery
Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down

Carrer

  • since 2007  Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, Charité
  • since 2006  Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Heidelberg
  • 2001 - 2006 Senior physician at the Department of Neurosurgery, Mannheim University Hospital, University Heidelberg
  • 1995 - 2001 Residency, Department of Neurosurgery, Mannheim University Hospital (Prof. Peter Schmiedek)
  • 1992 - 1996 PhD thesis, Institute for Surgical Research, University Hospital Grosshadern, University of Munich
  • 1988 - 1995 Studies in medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

Activities in the scientific community, honors, awards

  • 2003   Young Neurosurgeon Research Award of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
  • 2003   Wolfgang Hoffmeister Award, Faculty of Medicine for Clinical Medicine Mannheim, University of Heidelberg
  • 2002   Research Award, German Academy of Neurosurgery
  • 2001   Hemedex Pioneer Investigator Award
  • 2001   Hermann Rein Prize, German Association for Microcirculation and Vascular Biology
  • 1998   Aesculap Research Award, European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
  • 1998   Pharmacia & Upjohn Young Investigator Award, American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
  • 1998   Travel Award, American Association of Cancer Research (A ACR)
  • 1990 - 1995 Scholarship, German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

Reasearch focus

  • Angiogenesis
  • Microcirculation
  • Acute and chronic ischemia
  • Oncology
  • Endothelial Cell Biology
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Charite deals with the treatment of the peripheral and central nervous systemsLocated at the Charité Campuses Benjamin Franklin and Vichow-Klinikum, the department is headed by Prof. Dr. med. Peter Vajkoczy.

With the state-of-the-art medical equipment, the department performs 5,000 surgical procedures every year. It offers both surgical and conservative treatment of all neurosurgical diseases. In addition, to provide patients with the comprehensive treatment, the department maintains close cooperation with the other Charité departments.

The Department of Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery at the University Hospital Charite specializes in the following medical focuses:

  • Cerebrovascular diseases
  • Spine conditions
  • Brain tumors
  • Skull base tumors
  • Peripheral nerves
  • Functional neurosurgery/anesthesia 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • neurological examination
  • functionality x-ray 
  • CT/MRI scan
  • neuropsychological tests (on indications):
    • ENMG (electroneuromyography)
    • SEPs (somatosensory evoked potentials)
  • preoperative care
  • implantation of neurostimulator
  • postoperative MRI control
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation
  • developing of further guidance
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